Move Over, LiLo: Helena Bonham Carter To Portray Elizabeth Taylor In TV Movie, Too

  • BBC4 is doing its own version of the epic Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton love story called “Burton & Taylor” and they’ve hired Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West from “The Wire” to play the title roles. Put that in your “Liz & Dick” pipe and smoke it, Lindsay Lohan! Actually, no, don’t. Please. Stop. [Dlisted]
  • In less pleasant Beeb-related news, the BBC has cancelled “The Hour.” Bummer, dudes, that was a good show and actress Romola Garai is a goddess. [The A.V. Club]
  • “30 Rock” star Alec Baldwin and his new wife Hilaria Thomas have confirmed they are expecting a child together. Mazel tov! [People]
  • ICYMI: Sophia Grace and Rosie hit up the Grammys red carpet! It’s friggin’ adorable. [Crushable]
  • What does it say about me that I wish The Hairpin’s Fake Lifetime Movie called “New Pope, New Love” was actually real? [The Hairpin]
  • Is anyone surprised Lady Gaga supposedly slept with one of her boyfriends inside of a recording studio? I’m sure a lot of singers do that, actually. [Celebuzz]
  • The fur of Knut the adorable polar bear, who died in 2011, will be stuffed and put on display for Germans to admire. How do we feel about this? [The Awl]
  • Going out for frozen yogurt is a popular first date idea, according to the dating site How About We. Who knew? [BlackBook Mag]
  • Justin Timberlake has joined Instagram to post pictures of himself … and pizza. [MTV]
  • Carrie Underwood says she and Taylor Swift are not feuding (ahem, US Weekly), kindly asks catfight rumors to STFU. [Yahoo]

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